Omuthiya — Non-communicable diseases are on the increase and remain one of the leading causes of death in the country, says the Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula.

A recent study has shown that long-term exposure to PM2.5, a major particle matter pollutant increases the risk of diabetes.

We need a model of agricultural growth that will value local good food production and not have to first "chemicalise" and then learn better

A global diabetes epidemic is fueling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new

South Africans are likely to live, on average, seven years longer in 2040 than they do now, but the country will see only modest improvement in its global ranking as longevity increases worldwide,

A recent study by Saffolalife has found that 58 per cent of Hyderabad residents face risk of heart disease due to belly fat.

Evidence based Traditional complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) in the management of diabetes and hypertension is essential for its general acceptance in the scientific community.The aim of this study was to find clinical relevance and use of TCAM in the management of diabetes and hypertension on the African continent.

As a diabetologist and researcher who has been working on diabetes for over 40 years, I have seen my practice grow from a small clinic to a hospital chain with centres across the country.

The burden of diabetes is increasing rapidly in India but a systematic understanding of its distribution and time trends is not available for every state of India. We present a comprehensive analysis of the time trends and heterogeneity in the distribution of diabetes burden across all states of India between 1990 and 2016.

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MUMBAI: Global experts have identified a new killer: poor quality healthcare.

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